Appointed as conservation architects to create a permanent gallery to re-display the Waddesdon Bequest, collaborating on the design of new interventions and coordinating the installation of the showcases. The conservation philosophy was to conserve and re-use as much of the original historic fabric as possible.
Substantial refurbishment and remodel of the Grade II* listed building on Vincent Square
Preparing a development masterplan for the cathedral and its precincts to reconcile demands on the spaces to enhance and make the daily life and mission of the Cathedral accessible.
£19m refurbishment programme of Weston Park Museum, which had fallen into disrepair.
Award winning scheme to transform the museum’s ‘backyard’ site into a new contemporary wing, alongside three phases of conservation work.
Renovating and regenerating a former printworks into a hotel with over 100 bedrooms.
Modernising the home without compromising the building's historic integrity. Repairing and refurbishing the historic fabric to allow the introduction of contemporary facilities.
The restoration and development of York's award-winning racecourse to compliment the existing architecture and add new structures to improve the visitor experience.
Building on its work as Conservation Architect for the Central Police Station revitalisation, Purcell was appointed to design the interiors for Tai Kwun’s site management offices in a contemporary style.
Purcell advised on the repair of a number of war cemeteries in Asia Pacific, including
Kranji War Cemetery in Singapore, Delhi War Memorial in India, Jakarta War Memorial in Indonesia and Taukkyan War Cemetery in Myanmar.
Purcell worked on the masterplan and conservation of the unique heritage building in the heart of Hong Kong. The club offers fine dining, meeting rooms, accommodation, an extensive English language library and a wide range of social and cultural activities.
Appointed to create a Conservation Management Plan and work as Conservation Architects to carry out detail design for the refurbishment of the external envelope and historic interior building fabric.
Purcell was approached by a private client to design the external envelope of their 5-storey house in Zhongshan of Guangdong in the English Regency style.
Purcell’s Conservation Management Plan details the historic development and management of the four sites in the Tung Lin Kok Yuen complex as well the development of Buddhism in Hong Kong.
Funding assistance and condition survey for Kowloon's St. Andrew's Church, built in 1906.
Purcell has partnered up with a Singapore-based architect MKPL, and landscape architect in Beijing to deliver an imaginative proposal for the former railway line running through Singapore.
Purcell developed a Conservation Management Plan in connection with existing proposals intended to restore and adapt the Former New Law Court for use as a Kempinski brand hotel.
The club commissioned Purcell to undertake a building study of the Foreign Correspondents' Club in Hong Kong.
Concept masterplan and design of 11 new buildings in a 20 hectare site just outside Nanjing for residential, working, facility and training.
Holy Trinity, situated in the centre of Cambridge, is a Grade II* medieval church. Purcell was appointed by the PCC to deliver an ambitious project, to provide a warmer and more vibrant welcome and to give greater flexibility in both worship and hospitality.
Clifton Cathedral has been critically acclaimed for its serenity, simplicity and modest ‘theatre-like’ composition. We worked on the renovation of this unusual Brutalist place of worship.
Regeneration of a Victorian colliery into the National Mining Museum of Scotland.
A bold and contemporary yet sensitive new estate entrance and approach to the castle.
Transforming the design of a concourse to become the heart of a Hong Kong university.
Blair Castle enjoys one of Scotland’s finest settings in the heart of Highland Perthshire. Following a fire in March 2011, Purcell was asked to repair and restore the clock tower destroyed in the fire to accommodate the estate archive, improve energy efficency across the Category A-listed castle and restore historic features.
The Edinburgh St James scheme is a large masterplan development of the area to provide retail, workplace and residential spaces.
Design of a bespoke new five bedroom family home for relaxing and entertaining. The clients wanted a light, open and elegant feel to the house and to create ‘a modern but timeless’ piece of architecture that worked within its suburban context with a low carbon footprint.
Norwich University Hospital cancer support centre is a new building designed to provide an informal and relaxed environment for patients.
Purcell was commissioned to design a brand new purpose-built hospital. The scheme comprised a series of phased works which were carried out and occupied in stages.
Repair and regeneration of derelict mansion estate for new use to entertain its community of visitors.
Heritage consultant of a Grade III listed International Modernist market in Hong Kong.
Solutions to restore and upgrade an historic building in Yangon as part of the client's wider ambition to catalyse educating local authorities and the construction industry on how to preserve and adaptively re-use Yangon’s colonial heritage.